Linking compute resources and providing access to applications is the key function of Azure networking. Networking functionality in Azure includes a range of options to connect the outside world to services and features in the global Azure datacenters.
Here are some examples of networking services in Azure.
|Azure Virtual Network
|Connects VMs to incoming virtual private network (VPN) connections.
|Azure Load Balancer
|Balances inbound and outbound connections to applications or service endpoints.
|Azure Application Gateway
|Optimizes app server farm delivery while increasing application security.
|Azure VPN Gateway
|Accesses Azure Virtual Networks through high-performance VPN gateways.
|Provides ultra-fast DNS responses and ultra-high domain availability.
|Azure Content Delivery Network
|Delivers high-bandwidth content to customers globally.
|Azure DDoS Protection
|Protects Azure-hosted applications from distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks.
|Azure Traffic Manager
|Distributes network traffic across Azure regions worldwide.
|Connects to Azure over high-bandwidth dedicated secure connections.
|Azure Network Watcher
|Monitors and diagnoses network issues by using scenario-based analysis.
|Implements high-security, high-availability firewall with unlimited scalability.
|Azure Virtual WAN
|Creates a unified wide area network (WAN) that connects local and remote sites.